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Reasonable Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

 

Students

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to equal access to educational, recreational, and social endeavors for students with disabilities. Accommodations for each student are determined by the Office of Student AccessAbility (OSA) on an individual basis with the input from qualified professionals. Accommodations are intended to level the playing field for students with disabilities while maintaining the academic integrity and standards set by the University.

If you are a student and would like to request accommodations, please contact the OSA at [email protected] or 972-883-2098. The professional staff will provide you with information and initiate the interactive process of determining appropriate accommodations for your academic career.

Employees

It is the policy of UT Dallas to provide equal access and opportunity to qualified disabled persons in compliance with Section 503 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (PDF) as amended, and and the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) as amended (ADAAA 2008). The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in all aspects of the application process and the employment relationship.

If you are a faculty or staff member and would like to request an accommodation, please contact the Employee Relations staff in the Office of Human Resources at 972-883-2221. The HR Employee Relations team member assigned to your department will work with you and your supervisor in an interactive process to determine appropriate accommodations.*

Applicants and Visitors

It is the policy of UT Dallas to provide equal access and opportunity to persons with disabilities in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (PDF) as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) as amended (ADAAA 2008). The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability.You are welcome to request an accommodation to attend an event, to be assisted in the employment process, or to receive assistance in the admissions process. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at [email protected] or 972-883-5331 in the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance.

 

 

* The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) prohibits employers and other entities covered by GINA Title II from requesting or requiring genetic information of employees or their family members. In order to comply with this law, we are asking that you not provide any genetic information when responding to this request for medical information. “Genetic Information” as defined by GINA, includes an individual’s family medical history, the results of an individual’s family medical history, the results of an individual’s or family member’s genetic tests, the fact that an individual’s family member sought or received genetic services, and genetic information of a fetus carried by an individual or an individual’s family member or an embryo lawfully held by an individual or family member receiving assistive reproductive services.